From: Dave Rose (email@example.com)
Date: 04/07/03-07:01:54 AM Z
My experience has been that with more gum/pigment in the mix, e.g. 2 parts
gum/pigment to 1 part sensitizer, contrast increases and flaking can be a
Dave in Wyoming
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christina Z. Anderson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2003 10:26 PM
Subject: Re: Successful Gum Print
> Ed Buffaloe said>
> > I'm wondering if it would help to reduce the amount of dichromate
> > in the mix? I started with 50/50 gum-pigment and dichromate, then went
> > 60/40. Maybe I should try 70/30 to reduce stain further?
> I'd love to know what others do. I have never actually used less
> 1:1 gum pigment to am di, altho I have read to use as much as 1
> 1 gum: 1 dichromate for shadows. I have used more am di, not less. I
> your contrast would increase with less dichromate.
> Today I coated a BW print with gum and exposed. I tried it on both
> glossy (don't) and matte (yes) and it works. Interesting effect.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : 05/01/03-11:59:54 AM Z CST